How Many NBA Teams Are There?

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There are 30 current basketball team in NBA.These teams divides as the western conference and  eastern conference.

List of Current NBA (National Basketball Association) Teams

A-Z List

Atlanta Hawks LogoTeam: Atlanta Hawks

Founded: 1970

Arena: Philips Arena

City: Atlanta, Georgia

Owners: Atlanta Spirit, LLC


Boston Celtics Logo

Team: Boston Celtics

Founded: 1946

Arena: TD Garden

City: Boston, Mass

Owners: Boston Basketball Partners




Charlotte Bobcats Logo

Team: Charlotte Bobcats

Founded: 2004

Arena: Time Warner Cable Arena

City: Charlotte, North Carolina

Owner: Michael Jordan


Chicago Bulls Logo

Team: Chicago Bulls

Founded: 1966

Arena: United Center

City: Chicago, Illinois

Owner: Jerry Reinsdorf




Cleveland Cavaliers logo

Team: Cleveland Cavaliers

Founded: 1970

Arena: Quicken Loans Arena

City: Cleveland, Ohio

Owner: Dan Gilbert , Gary Gilbert


Dallas Mavwericks Logo

Team: Dallas Mavericks

Founded: 1980

Arena: American Airlines Center

City: Dallas, Texas

Owner: Mark Cuban




Denver Nuggets Logo

Team: Denver Nuggets

Founded: 1967

Arena: Pepsi Center

City: Denver, Colorado

Owner: Stan Kroenke



Detroit Pistons Logo

Team: Detroit Pistons

Founded: 1941

Arena: Palace of Auburn Hills

City: Auburn Hills, Michigan

Owner: Tom Gores



Golden State Warriors logo


Team: Golden State Warriors

Founded: 1946

Arena: Oracle Arena

City: Oakland, California

Owner: Peter Guber Joe Lacob




Houston Rockets Logo

Team: Houston Rockets

Founded: 1967

Arena: Toyota Center

City: Houston, Texas

Owner: Leslie Alexander


Indiana Pacers Logo


Team: Indiana Pacers

Founded: 1967

Arena: Toyota Center

City: Indianapolis, Indiana

Owner: Herb Simon


Los Angeles Clippers Logo

Team: Los Angeles Clippers

Founded: 1970

Arena: STAPLES Center

City: Los Angeles, California

Owner: Donald Sterling


Los Angeles Lakers logo

Team: Los Angeles Lakers

Founded: 1946

Arena: STAPLES Center

City: Los Angeles, California

Owner: Jerry Buss


Memphis Grizzlies Logo


Team: Memphis Grizzlies

Founded: 1995

Arena: FedEx Forum

City: Memphis, Tennessee

Owner: Michael Heisley





Miami Heat Logo



Team: Miami Heat

Founded: 1988

Arena: American Airlines Arena

City: Miami, Florida

Owner: Mick Arison





Milwaukee Bucks logo



Team: Milwaukee Bucks

Founded: 1968

Arena: Bradley Center

City: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Owner: Herb Kohl





Minnesota Timberwolves Logo

Team: Minnesota Timberwolves

Founded: 1990

Arena: Target Center

City: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Owner: Glen Taylor


New Jersey Nets Logo


Team: New Jersey Nets

Founded: 1967

Arena: Prudential Center

City: Newark, New Jersey

Owners: Bruce Ratner , Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter



New Orleans Hornets Logo


Team: New Orleans Hornets

Founded: 1988

Arena: New Orleans Arena

City: New Orleans, Louisiana

Owner: George Shinn




New York Knicks Logo

Team: New York Knicks

Founded: 1946

Arena: Madison Square Garden

City: New York, New York

Owner: Madison Square Garden Inc.



Oklahoma City Thunder Logo

Team: Oklahoma City Thunder

Founded: 1967

Arena: Ford Center

City: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Owner: Clay Bennett


Orlando Magic 2011 logo

Team: Orlando Magic

Founded: 1989

Arena: Amway Center

City: Orlando, Florida

Owner: RDV Sports, Inc.


Philadelphia 76ers Logo

Team: Philadelphia 76ers

Founded: 1939

Arena: Wells Fargo Center

City: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Owner: Comcast Spectator


Phoenix Suns Logo


Team: Phoenix Suns

Founded: 1968

Arena: US Airways Center

City: Phoenix, Arizona

Owner: Robert Sarver




Portland Trail Blazers Logo


Team: Portland Trail Blazers

Founded: 1970

Arena: Rose Garden

City: Portland, Oregon

Owner: Paul Allen




Sacramento Kings Logo


Team: Sacramento Kings

Founded: 1945

Arena: ARCO Arena II

City: Sacramento, California

Owner: The Maloof Family





San Antonio Spurs Logo

Team: San Antonio Spurs

Founded: 1967

Arena: AT&T Center

City: San Antonio, Texas

Owner: Peter Holt


Toronto Raptors Logo

Team: Toronto Raptors

Founded: 1995

Arena: Air Canada Centre

City: Toronto, Canada

Owner: Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment Ltd.



Utah Jazz Logo

Team: Utah Jazz

Founded: 1974

Arena: EnergySolutions Arena

City: Salt Lake City, Utah

Owner: Estate of Larry H. Miller


Washington Wizards logo

Team: Washington Wizards

Founded: 1961

Arena: Verizon Center

City: Washington, D.C.

Owner: Abe Pollin, Raul J. Fernandez



17 responses to “How Many NBA Teams Are There?”

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  2. Randolph says:

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  3. CHERYL ROGERS says:


  4. HeeJin says:

    Do you perhaps know the year of the teams of when they joined the NBA??????? Please please if you know it,,, please edit and add the info or could you give me a link to it?

    • ??? says:

      Teams Conference Division Record Owner Star Name Star Position Star Salary Location Arena Founded
      Boston Celtics Eastern Atlantic Boston Basketball Partners Boston, Massachusetts TD Garden 1946
      New Jersey Nets Eastern Atlantic “Bruce Ratner, Shawn “”Jay Z”” Carter” Newark, New Jersey Prudential Center 1967
      New York Knicks Eastern Atlantic Madison Square Garden Inc. New Yor City Madison Square Garden 1946
      Philidelphia 76ers Eastern Atlantic Comcast Spectator Philidelphia, Pennsylvania Wells Fargo Center 1939
      Orlando Magic Eastern Southeast RDV Sports, Inc. Orlando, Florida Amway Center 1989
      Miami Heat Eastern Southeast Mick Arison Miami, Florida American Airlines Arena 1988
      Washington Wizards Eastern Southeast Abe Pollin, Raul J. Fernandez Washington D.C. Verizon Center 1961
      Atlanta Hawks Eastern Southeast Atlanta Spirit, LLC Atlanta, Georgia Philips Arena 1970
      New Orleans Pelicans Western Southwest Tom Benson New Orleans, Louisiana 1988
      Chicago Bulls Eastern Central Jerry Reinsdorf Chicago, Illinios United Center 1966
      Cleveland Cavaliers Eastern Central Dan Gilbert, Gary Gilbert Cleveland, Ohio Quicken Loans Arena 1970
      Detriot Pistons Eastern Central Tom Gores Auburn Hills, Michigan Palace of Auburn Hills 1941
      Indiana Pacers Eastern Central Herb Simon Indianapolis, Indiana Toyota Center 1967
      Milwaukee Bucks Eastern Central Herb Kohl Milwaukee, Wisconsin Bradley Center 1968
      Toronto Raptors Eastern Atlantic Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment Ltd. Toronto, Ontario (Canada) Air Canada Centre 1995
      Dallas Mavericks Western Southwest Mark Cuban Dallas, Texas American Airlines Center 1980
      Denver Nuggets Western Northwest Stan Kroenke Denver, Colorado Pepsi Arena 1967
      Houston Rockets Western Southwest Leslie Alexander Houston, Texas Toyota Center 1967
      Minnesota Timberwolves Western Northwest Glen Taylor Minneapolis, Minnesota Target Center 1990
      San Antonio Spurs Western Southwest Peter Holt San Antonio, Texas AT&T Center 1967
      Utah Jazz Western Northwest Estate of Larry H. Miller Salt Lake City, Utah EnergySolutions Arena 1974
      Memphis Grizzlies Western Southwest Micheal Heisley Memphis, Tennessee FedEx Forum 1995
      Golden State Warriors Western Pacific Peter Guber Joe Lacob Oakland, California Oracle 1946
      Los Angelas Clippers Western Pacific Donald Sterling Los Angeles, California Staples Center 1970
      Los Angelas Lakers Western Pacific Jerry Buss Los Anegles, California Staples Center 1946
      Phoenix Suns Western Pacific Robert Sarver Phoenix, Arizona US Airways Center 1968
      Portland Trail Blazers Western Northwest Paul Allen Portland, Oregon Rose Garden 1970
      Sacramento Kings Western Pacific The Maloof Family Sacramento, California ARCO Arena II 1945
      Charlotte Bobcats Eastern Southeast Michael Jordan Charlotte, North Carolina Time Warner Cable Arena 2004
      Oklahoma city Thunder Western Northwest Clay Bennett Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Ford Center 1967

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  6. tit says:

    i like basketball. c=8

  7. RaiderRoB says:

    MIAMI HEAT 2012 NBA CHAMPS!!!!!!!! BABY!!!!

  8. dortyboy says:

    Miami duck. Lebron is gonna choke again. Celtics and spurs to the finals

  9. lin jobe says:

    basketball sucks ass cheeks!

  10. Raquel says:

    Laker are the best u all .

  11. Leah says:

    Miami Heat Baby Is The Best Lebron James Dwyane Wade Chris Bosh Ray Allen Who Stopping Them (:

  12. Vangie says:

    Can you please just tell us how many teams there are next time

  13. pop says:

    i love this and poop

  14. ??? says:

    there are 30 nba teams and charlotte hornets is no longer apart of them

  15. Mike says:

    New Orleans Pelicans
    Brooklyn Nets

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